Annual Veterans Memorial Service will be held Sunday afternoon at Miramar Cemetery

A Veterans Memorial Service at Miramar National Cemetery is set for 1-2 p.m., Sunday, May 25 at 5795 Nobel Drive, just west of the Marine Corps Air Station, off Miramar Road and I-805.

The annual event is sponsored by the Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation and its president and CEO, Dennis A. Schoville, will offer the welcoming remarks.

The keynote address will be made by Brig. Gen. John W. Bullard, Commanding General, Marine Corps Installations West – Camp Pendleton. The guest speaker will be Bradley Phillips, executive director, Memorial Service Network V, National Cemetery Administration.

Other presenters will be Chaplain Lt. Daniel J. McGrath, USN, USS Essex (LPH 2); the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band; and Color Guards, the U.S. Naval League Sea Cadets.

Invited guest include American Ex-Prisoners of War; Green Berets/Special Forces; The Chosen Few; Jewish War Veterans of the United States; Pearl Harbor Survivors Association; and members of other San Diego Veterans groups.